Climate change scenarios

Climate change scenarios

The world is "way off course" in its plan to prevent catastrophic climate change, the United Nations warned Monday as nations gathered in Poland to chart a way for mankind to avert runaway global warming. Videographic about climate change scenario...
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Keeping the thread at Vietnam's traditional silkworm village

Keeping the thread at Vietnam's traditional silkworm village

Cocoons on hot boiling water, with threads go round and round on reels, many women are hard at work in Vietnam's traditional silkworm village, where households have been making silk thread for more than a century.
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Emmys : Game of Thrones stars walk the red carpet

Emmys : Game of Thrones stars walk the red carpet

Stars of Game of Thrones walk the red carpet before the ceremony of the Emmys Awards. For its final season, the HBO show got 32 nominations at the Emmy Awards.
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Bavarians parade in their beautiful costumes for Oktoberfest

Bavarians parade in their beautiful costumes for Oktoberfest

Over 9000 people from all corners of Bavaria parade in Munich in traditional suits and medieval outfits. The parade started in the 1950s, and always takes place on the first Sunday of the Oktoberfest. It starts in the centre of the city and finish...
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Bridging the gap: Yangon's boom falls short across river

Bridging the gap: Yangon's boom falls short across river

On her scruffy, downtrodden bank of the river, teashop-owner Khin works just a few hundred metres across the muddy water from Yangon and dreams of the riches promised by a new bridge linking to Myanmar's commercial heart.
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Hong Kong protesters demonstrate inside shopping mall

Hong Kong protesters demonstrate inside shopping mall

Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong stage a demonstration inside the New Town Plaza shopping mall. This is the 16th consecutive weekend of protests and clashes. Although city leader Carrie Lam abandoned the extradition bill earlier this month, p...
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The art - and challenge - of preserving contemporary music

The art - and challenge - of preserving contemporary music

In the heart of New York City's Tribeca, lie millions of records - ranging from the likes of Nirvana to Fela Kuti. The result of decades of efforts to preserve contemporary music for the present, and the future.
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Swiss hold high-altitude wake for lost glacier

Swiss hold high-altitude wake for lost glacier

Dozens of people undertake a "funeral march" up a steep Swiss mountainside to mark the disappearance of an Alpine glacier amid growing global alarm over climate change. The move comes after Iceland made global headlines last month with a large cer...
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Paris names garden after Brazilian activist Marielle Franco

Paris names garden after Brazilian activist Marielle Franco

Paris holds a ceremony to inaugurate a public garden in tribute to Marielle Franco, a Brazilian leftist politician and human rights activist who was murdered in Rio de Janeiro on March 14, 2018.
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